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Greenhouse Theater Center

2257 North Lincoln Avenue

Upstairs Main Stage Theater

Chicago, IL 60614

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'Do black lives matter today?'
Black Lives, Black Words is a new staged reading series of ten minute plays from ten black Chicago playwrights. The ten minute play series is part of an international shared project to be hosted in Minneapolis, Cleveland, DC/Baltimore, and London, England that explores the urban black diaspora experience(s). These cities have had countless reports in the media, all negative, from police brutality to black on black violence but what are the views and other issues most prevalent to those who understand, live and work in the community?
Chicago based Contributing Producers: Pegasus Theatre, MPAACT, Black Ensemble Theatre's Black Playwrights Initiative alongside community partners eta Creative Arts Foundation and Congo Square .
Featuring works from playwrights: David Barr III, Shepsu Aakhu, Nambi E Kelley, Reginald Edmund, Tsehaye Hebért, Kristiana Rae Colón, Loy Webb, Elana Elyce, Celeste Cooper and more.